06/03/2018 - The latest OECD Economic Survey of Israel, to be published on Sunday 11 March,analyses the factors behind the country’s strong economic performance as well as the challenges it will face maintaining solid increases in living standards and well-being over the longer term. The Survey proposes policies for improving social cohesion as part of wider efforts to make growth more sustainable. It also discusses how reforms to education, infrastructure and product markets can enhance both inclusiveness and productivity.
The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 10:00 GMT (11:00 CET) on Sunday 11 March for immediate release.
OECD Acting Chief Economist Alvaro Pereira will present the Survey in Jerusalem during a press conference withShai Babad, Director General of the Ministry of Finance, Yoel Naveh, Chief Economist and representatives of the Bank of Israel, startingat 12:00 local time, at the Ministry of Finance (1st Kaplan St. Jerusalem).
An Overview of the Economic Survey, with the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD’s web site at: http://www.oecd.org/economy/surveys/economic-survey-israel.htm. You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.
For further information on the press conference, journalists should contact Dar Bon in the communications office at the Ministry of Finance (+972 52 822 2710).
Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the Economic Survey of Israel, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release.
The Survey will be sent by e-mail on request only. In asking to receive the Survey under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures. Requests to receive the Survey by e-mail under embargo should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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